Sep. 12, 2012 (China Knowledge) - China State Construction Engineering Corp Ltd<601668
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The company said in a statement that its sales area amounted to 7.01 million square meters, up 50.4% YoY.
During the period from January to August, the company added 5.47 million sq m of land reserves, bringing its total land reserves to 63.05 million sq m as of the end of last month.
firm signed almost RMB 611.1 billion worth of construction contracts in the first eight months, up 11.2% YoY. In the same period, the company started 121.60 million sq m of properties, down 2.2% YoY, and completed 21.26 million sq m of properties, reflecting a growth of 6.9% YoY.
The company said last month that its net profit rose 10.1% YoY to RMB 6.53 billion in the first half of this year.